Category: North America

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2006

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2006

Despite Hurricane Katrina’s destruction of New Orleans last year, the 2006 New Orleans Jazz Fest will go ahead. The dates will be 28th-30th April and 5th-7th May 2006, and tickets are already on sale. The exact schedule will be revealed later this month.   Whatever the detail of that, this promises to be a great
Four Seasons Silicon Valley Hotel

Four Seasons Silicon Valley Hotel

The Four Seasons Silicon Valley Hotel began welcoming its first guests this month.   Located in up and coming East Palo Alto, it is located approximately 5 minutes from Stanford University and close to a number of Silicon Valley  technology companies such as Sun Microsystems, making it a likely choice for many business travellers. This
Aeroscraft: a flying luxury hotel

Aeroscraft: a flying luxury hotel

This might seem a pipe-dream at the moment, but imagine an aircraft that’s two football fields long. A kind of flying Queen Mary 2, if you like, where you can leisurely roam around as you fly to some far-flung destination. This perhaps far-fetched notion is the brainchild of Igor Pasternak, whose privately-funded California firm, Worldwide
Love on the Rocks with Ritz-Carlton, Central Park

Love on the Rocks with Ritz-Carlton, Central Park

If the Buckingham Hotel’s $150,000 Valentines offering doesn’t stretch your budget enough, give some consideration to the Love on the Rocks package at the Ritz-Carlton, Central Park. It includes roundtrip transportation by private jet from anywhere in the contiguous 48 states, three nights in a suite overlooking Central Park, a butler, chauffeur and a 10.14-carat
Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

In true  Valentines spirit, MSNBC has published their list of the top 10 cross-country ski resorts for lovers. Making the  very US-biased  list are: Callaghan Country at Whistler, British Columbia Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in Alberta Garland Resort in Lewiston, Michigan Lone Mountain Ranch at Big Sky, Montana Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New
Follow Baltimore's famous sons

Follow Baltimore's famous sons

Baltimore celebrates its famous sons in atmospheric style. From Edgar Allen Poe’s house to the knockout Babe Ruth Museum, your concierge at the  recently opened Harbor Court Baltimore  InterContinental Hotel  could help you walk in their footsteps. Alternatively, join the locals watching the world go by over freshly caught seafood.
Valentines at Buckingham Hotel, New York

Valentines at Buckingham Hotel, New York

For $150,000, the Buckingham Hotel in New York is offering a Valentines package that includes a flight on a private jet, a limousine to the hotel and a night in the penthouse. A horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park, a private piano concert and keepsakes from Tiffany and Bergdorf Goodman are also part of the
Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

February in Muskoka is the perfect time and place to snuggle up from the cold, and with the Deerhurst Resort‘s Taste of Romance package, you have the ideal opportunity. Guests staying the nights of 11th, 14th and 18th February 2006 will enjoy a guaranteed late check-out until 6pm the following day… so you can sleep

Win a luxury trip to New York courtesy of the Ambassador Theatre Group

Win a luxury 3-night stay for two at New York’s legendary hotel, The Carlyle. Located on the chic Madison Avenue, with spectacular views over Central Park, The Carlyle has been a legend among Manhattan hotels since 1930. Flying to New York in style courtesy of American Airlines, the lucky prize-winner is promised an unforgettable experience
Carbon fibre iPod cases

Carbon fibre iPod cases

Looking for something a little more durable than a leather case for your iPod?   Then these carbon fibre iPod cases from C6 Manufacturing could be just the thing. This North Carolina company designs quality products with style and elegance. The cases come with a stainless steel belt clip and a clear film screen protector.
Valentine's Day package at The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville

Valentine's Day package at The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville

The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville is offering a Valentine’s Day package that includes Champagne and truffles, with rates start at $349.00. This classic grand hotel was originally built in 1910 but has undergone significant changes since that time. Famous guests of the hotel include 6 US Presidents (JFK, Nixon and  Roosevelt included), Bette Midler, Al
Got $200,000 to spare for Valentine's weekend?

Got $200,000 to spare for Valentine's weekend?

You’re going to have to be quick if you want to take advantage of this extravagant Valentine’s package as it starts on Friday. For $200,000 (yes, you read that right!), you’ll get a weekend experience is brought to you by the wine gift specialists, Vinamor. A limousine pick-up, Cessna to the Napa Valley and a
Exploring The Best

Exploring The Best

This  specialist magazine about the best natural attractions in British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands & Sidney region is packed with information on the best hiking trails, viewpoints, birding  and marine life watching areas, and lots more. Exploring the Best magazine also provides  large, detailed maps to show you the way. It is available to purchase
Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya opens in Mexico

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya opens in Mexico

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya has just opened and is their sixth property in the Mayan Riviera, the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The new Riu Palace Riviera Maya is a 5 star, all inclusive hotel that meets the highest quality standards that have always distinguished the hotel chain. Mexico has it all: culture, sandy beaches
Special Valentine menu at Salish Lodge & Spa, Seattle

Special Valentine menu at Salish Lodge & Spa, Seattle

Salish Lodge & Spa, situated 30 minutes east of downtown Seattle,  has a special Valentine’s weekend celebration menu from 10th-13th February 2006. The exclusive 5-course menu for The Dining Room is available for $125 per person, and includes a choice of seared hand-selected diver’s scallops, honey and thyme glazed rack of lamb, or roasted tenderloin
Russian evening at W Los Angeles - Westwood

Russian evening at W Los Angeles - Westwood

Indulge yourself with an evening of vodka, caviar, and all things Russian. Spend an evening inside W Los Angeles‘ most exclusive suite and be a part of this ode to Russian opulence. Sip on Imperia, Russia’s purest ultra-premium vodka, tempt your palate with divine caviar, surround yourself with Russia’s iconic fashion, and top off the